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Poster: Chris Mank Date: Feb 15, 2017 12:09pm
Forum: news Subject: Chicago Tribune - MacArthur names 8 semifinalists for $100 million grant

The eight semifinalists in the MacArthur Foundation’s $100 million grant challenge want to change the way orphanages work, educate refugee children, provide virtual access to medical specialists and deliver digital access to millions more books.

Those are among the solutions proposed in the Chicago-based foundation’s competition meant to inspire bold ideas and provide the money to make meaningful change happen.

When 100&Change was announced last June, MacArthur officials said it would be their largest individual grant by a factor of three and a unique prize in the field of philanthropy.

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